SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : bzip2 (SAT Patch Numbers 3121 / 3125)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update fixes an integer overflow in the BZ2_decompress function
of bzip2/libbz2. This could have been exploited via a crafted archive
to cause a denial of service or even execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2010-0405)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=636978
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0405.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 3121 / 3125 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50893 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0405

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